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Shatrunjay Temples

Shatrunjay Temples

An early postcard of the large complex of Jain temples in Gujarat state. There are nearly 1,000 temples in a complex near Palitana in Bhavnagar district which is about 1,000 years old and receives hundreds of thousands of visitors each year.

The Bhils

The Bhils

A variety of Adivasi people (as well as officials and a soldier in the center) as part of a rich forest surrounding. Hobson-Jobson (1906) gave this definition

"BHEEL, (p. 91) BHEEL, n.p. Skt. Bhilla; H. Bhīl. The name of a race inhabiting the hills

A Potter

A Potter

One of the most ancient of occupations, showing in the background what must be the larger human ecosystem that depends on the potter's labor.

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